“Country” Review

I must preface this review by stating that I first met Jeff Mann while a student in his undergraduate Appalachian literature class. He endeared himself to me when on one of the first days of class we discussed regionalisms peculiar to southern Appalachia. I was one of the few kids in class who said things … Continue reading “Country” Review


Reflections on Loving Day

I recently watched the film Loving about the couple, Richard and Mildred Loving, who were married in the 1960s. Mildred was an African American woman and Richard was a white man. They married in Washington DC, but lived in Virginia. As someone who has been involved in interracial relationships, I’ve always been fascinated by their … Continue reading Reflections on Loving Day